GOVERNOR STITT APPOINTS BRADLEY J. WILSON AS
COMMISSIONER REPRESENTING THE OKLAHOMA BAR ASSOCIATION
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK (January 20, 2021) – Effective immediately, Governor Kevin Stitt has selected Bradley J. Wilson to serve as the Commissioner Representing the Oklahoma Bar Association at the Oklahoma Commission on Children and Youth (OCCY). He will be replacing Mr. Javier Ramirez of Okmulgee.
Commissioner Wilson resides in Ardmore, Oklahoma, where he is employed with the firm Mordy, Mordy, Pfrehm & Wilson, P.C., focusing his legal practice on banking, collections, foreclosures, real property and contract law, taxation, oil and gas law, and general civil litigation. Throughout his legal career, Mr. Wilson has participated in the representation of deprived children in the Oklahoma District Courts.
“As a professional and a volunteer, I know how important supporting Oklahoma’s children is to the future of our state,” said Commissioner Wilson. “I am honored the governor appointed me to the commission and I look forward to helping them accomplish their mission and goals.”
Commissioner Wilson is an active member in the community and volunteers frequently for non-profit organizations, including serving as both President and Vice President on the board of directors for CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) of Southern Oklahoma, as well as serving as a board member of the First United Methodist Church Preschool, and other various scholarship and community organizations. In his professional capacity, Wilson has served as the Municipal Judge of the City of Ardmore. He is currently a member of the Oklahoma Bar Association and the Carter County Bar Association (where he served as the president in 2014).
“Commissioner Wilson’s experience with children within Oklahoma’s court system, along with his experience with the Oklahoma and Carter County Bar Associations, bolsters what we’re working to accomplish here at OCCY,” said Annette Wisk Jacobi, OCCY executive director. “We are delighted to have him join the commission and look forward to working with him.”
Commissioner Wilson attended Oklahoma State University, where he received a bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences in 2004. In 2009, he obtained his juris doctorate from the Oklahoma City University School of Law. During his time at the Oklahoma City University School of Law, he earned academic achievement awards in Oklahoma Land Titles and Estate and Gift Taxation. He graduated from Ardmore High School in 1999.
About OCCY and the Roles of the Commissioners:
Since 1982, the Oklahoma Commission on Children and Youth has helped create quality systems for children, youth, and families by bringing accountability and independent oversight into Oklahoma’s child and youth service system. Its mission is to improve services to Oklahoma’s children by planning, coordinating, and communicating with communities as well as between public and private agencies. Programs within OCCY include the Oklahoma Child Death Review
Boards, the Post Adjudication Review Boards, Freestanding Multidisciplinary Teams, the Office of Planning and Coordination, and the Office of Juvenile System Oversight.
OCCY Commissioners meet to approve strategic plans, coordinate efforts between agencies, and make recommendations to the governor, legislature, and child-focused agencies. They serve without compensation for up to four terms of two years each.
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